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Black Hair Poems

These Black Hair poems are examples of Hair poems about Black. These are the best examples of Hair Black poems written by international poets.

Give Me Death
Woolly my hair is
Intimidating to some in its natural frizz
Why do we judge by the color of our skin
Isn’t judgement and hate a sin
The impurity...

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Categories: hair, appreciation, beauty, black african

Paul Celan Holocaust Poem: Death Fugue
Todesfugue ("Death Fugue")
by Paul Celan
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Black milk of daybreak, we drink you come dusk;
we drink you come midday, come morning, come...

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Categories: hair, death, drink, grave, holocaust,

Premium Member Your Coffee Locks
Your coffee locks as soft as silk,
incensed with rich vanilla milk,

exotic as southern isles 
extend for nautical miles

against tamarind skin flowing,
like radiant sunbeams glowing

upon my...

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Categories: hair, beauty, black african american,

Tagore translation: Come As You Are
Come As You Are
by Rabindranath Tagore
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Come as you are, forget appearances!
Is your hair untamable, your part uneven, your bodice unfastened?...

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Categories: hair, beauty, desire, fashion, hindi,

- Because I'm Worth It -
My image was dull drab and dreary 
(It hadn’t be changed for a while)
I thought that my hair had potential
... It was time I updated...

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Categories: beauty, color, hair, humor,

same sound of scissors
in barber salon, locks of
some black and gray hair...

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Categories: hair, age, growth,

Homeward Bound
Homeward Bound

Land of mango and avocado 
Sweet , mild and refreshing 
Cassava bread with tea, coffee and hot cocoa 

Fresh meaty young coconut 
It’s water...

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Categories: hair, childhood, class, community, culture,

Mythologized Sun Child Persona Incarnate
Samson reborn within
brand name garden variety
twentieth century Homo sapien
hirsute trademark characteristic
electrified, empowered, enamored
mirrored reflection validated

substantial flowing luscious tresses
superseded body, mind, and spirit triage
prioritized as most...

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Categories: hair, adventure, allegory, analogy, fate,

Premium Member Orange Hair
Oh, his hair's not that orange friend but reflects the ire
Of the halo that Trump spun (he 'borrowed' from Dawn)
His 'mom's' better than virgin (transvestite...

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Categories: hair, humor, political, wisdom,

Holly Day Cheer Oy Vey
Holly Day Cheer, Oy Vey

Lemme breathe smoke free air, okay
devoid of exhaust from swarm
(bajillion) enroute without delay
Santas Clauses gas guzzling 
hybridized motorized sleigh,
coordinating global deliveries,...

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Categories: celebration, christmas, games, hair,

Towards The Horizon
When the tide was high
I loved to hang over the edge.
Rising and falling.
The gap widening then closing.
No longer visible to shore.
I'd lean over.
The wind thumping...

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Categories: hair, black african american, black

Refurbished Fairy Tales: Rapunzel and the really bad hair day
When fairy tales were in fashion, before true love was rare,
A prince wooed a maid who was flaxen and fair.
He came every day and patiently...

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Categories: hair, humor,


Blackness  without astral shine
With  weight:  not color  or texture, but heaviness
To withstand the breeze that ripples a blonder shock,
It moved...

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Categories: beauty, hair,

The 'Airs On Me 'Ead
The black ones I got from my mother,
The glamourpuss Welsh princess;
The red ones came from my dad,
The freckled Irish redbeard;
The blonde ones were mine as...

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Categories: age, hair, i am,

your hair was hanging down your back
Your hair was hanging down your back and hid
your shoulders, tumbling waves and rays of sun.
I kiss your pale and gleaming shoulder bid
with gold, the...

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© Jake A.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hair, beautiful, beauty, first love,

 you said you liked
the purple in my
blue-black hair
like i was a galaxy
only you could see

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© Avery Ken  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hair, beautiful, beauty, best friend,

Hair Dye for men
Hair Dye for men

Some men fear grey 
I have fifty shades today
I could pro dye for natural look
Five easy steps long lasting muck 
You are...

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Categories: hair, growth,

Hair Everywhere
Hair Everywhere

Hair Everywhere

Every part of my body looks rather shoddy because it’s covered with hair
   There isn’t a place, even my face, that...

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Categories: hair, funny, teenage, vanity,

Mess Of Tress In An Upside Down World

A girl and a boy walking in front,
(In my college one day, I saw)
she had such long shiny hair -
smooth silken threads of black -

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, hair, world,


Sue woke and looked terribly weird 
She’d sprouted a black bushy beard 
To get rid of this look
Should she wax or just pluck
Would the...

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Categories: body, hair, humorous,